Webb to Spin Next Spider-Man Movie

With Sam Raimi officially out, Columbia Pictures has tapped Marc Webb to direct the next film in the Spider-Man saga. Webb directed the indie hit romantic comedy (500) Days of Summer, ... Continue Reading →

Thomas Tops Licensing Poll for 10th Year in a Row

For the 10th consecutive year, HIT Entertainment’s Thomas & Friends has been ranked the No. 1 license for preschoolers in NPD EPoS Retail Tracking Services’ annual ... Continue Reading →

Avatar, Coraline Take Lead in VES Noms

It was an eye-popping year for visual effects, a fact well reflected in multiple nominations for 3-D films in this year’s Visual Effects Society Awards. Leading the nominations ... Continue Reading →

Little Airplane Academy Returns Feb. 13-15

Little Airplane Productions will hold its next Little Airplane Academy on developing and selling preschool TV shows Feb. 13-15 in New York. The three-day course for industry professionals ... Continue Reading →

Uncharted 2 Leads GDC Awards Nominees

Uncharted 2 earned a leading 10 nominations in the 10th annual Game Developers Choice Awards. The awards, the leading peer-based video game industry awards, also gave five nominations ... Continue Reading →

Disney XD Unveils Kick Buttowski Premiere Schedule

Disney XD will premiere its new animated series Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil with two episodes to air Saturday, Feb. 13. The 2D animated series follows Clarence “Kick” ... Continue Reading →

Laff-a-Lympics Cross DVD Finish Line

Fans of the Scooby Doobies, the Yogi Yahooeys and even the Really Rottens will be running, jumping and skating into video stores to score some vintage 1970s Saturday morning animation. The ... Continue Reading →

Disney Legend Peregoy to Exhibit Private Works

Animation artist Walt Peregoy, best known for an avant-guard style that earned him the title of a Disney Legend, will have 19 pieces featured in a February exhibition of his private ... Continue Reading →

DQE Sells Jungle Book Series in Israel

India-based animation producer DQE has sold broadcast rights to its 52-episode CG animated series The Jungle Book to Noga Communications in Israel. DQE execs say Noga is a good fit ... Continue Reading →
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Discovery, Hasbro Name New Kids Channel The Hub

The Hub is the name of the new children’s and family oriented network being created by Discovery and Hasbro to launch this fall. The name and launch date were confirmed at the ... Continue Reading →
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